Top 9 Things To Do In Chaska, Minnesota

things to do in Chaska MN
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The city of Chaska is located in the state of Minnesota and it is definitely not short on activities to keep everyone entertained. It’s a city in the USA that won’t disappoint! It has beautiful public spaces and has it covered in the sports department. In addition, Chaska has a wide variety of food choices, which includes both American classics and places to taste wine within the city. There is something for all individuals, which includes both children and families. If this is an unfamiliar destination or it sparks interest, scroll down to find out all the things to do in Chaska, Minnesota.

1. Swim at Fireman's Park Clayhole Beach

The Clayhole Swim Beach at Firemen’s Park has reopened after two water quality tests showed that the E. coli level has...

Posted by City of Chaska Communications on Thursday, 11 July 2019

The beach at Fireman’s Park is the perfect place to cool off on a Summer’s day. There are paddleboat & paddleboard rentals available, as well as a water fountain for children. In addition, Fireman’s Park holds events for the public e.g. the recent beach bash held for families at the Clayhole Beach. This park is an excellent place for a picnic as there are both tables & grass spaces within the park. There are also concessions, which sell a variety of lunches, snacks, treats & drinks.

Clayhole Beach

Website: Clayhole Beach

Opening hours: 12pm - 7pm (daily)

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2. Play at the Curling Centre

Practice ice is ready!

Posted by Chaska Curling Center on Wednesday, 5 September 2018

The Chaska Curling Centre is the ‘national training centre’ and it has the 'largest curling membership’ in the USA. The centre is composed of both the arena, as well The Crooked Pint Ale House onsite. They host curling tournaments, group events, junior curling and league games. This is the perfect venue to learn the sport of curling, as there are lessons available. In addition, the centre also offers memberships, which allows individuals to join one of the many leagues!

Chaska Curling Centre

Address: 3210 Chaska Blvd Chaska, Minnesota

Website: Chaska Curling Centre

Opening hours: 9am - 9pm (daily)

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3. Check out the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Posted by Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Friday, 12 July 2019

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum offers a range of activities to keep the whole family entertained. These include walks through the garden and taking part in one or a few of the frequent events held in the arboretum. These include live music and various festivals. There is lots available to occupy children, such as the plant maker studio, play spaces and storytime. The adults can go on a guided tour, receive garden advice & tips or be engaged in one of the garden fun stops.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Address: 3675 Arboretum Dr Chaska, Minnesota

Website: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 8am - 8pm; Sun: 10am - 8pm

Price: 15 USD (Free for children from 0 - 15)

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4. Feast at Willy McCoys

Posted by Willy McCoys Chaska on Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Willy McCoy is a gastropub, which is located on the Pioneer Trail in Chaska. It is Prohibition-era inspired and offers two for one drinks at all times during operating hours. The menu includes a range of sandwiches, flatbreads, salads, soups, burgers, as well as various other mains and appetisers. In addition, Willy McCoy’s has a different meal special each day and banquets available upon request. There are happy hour deals during the week and half-price bottles of wine on Tuesday.

Willy McCoys

Address: 320 Pioneer Trail Chaska, MN 55317

Website: Willy McCoys

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 1am; Fri - Sat: 11am - 2am

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5. Discover the city's history at Chaska Historical Society

This lovely building was once a livery stable, housing horses and carriages, with a hay loft on the top floor. It was...

Posted by Chaska History Center on Sunday, 2 December 2018

Chaska Historical Society is the place to visit to discover the city’s history, as well as the past of some of the people that called it their home. A current exhibit on offer shows the city during both WWI and WWII. In addition, Chaska Historical Society has a membership available to join, which includes Carver County Historical Society. The society also accepts volunteers for a wide range of activities. This is a unique place to visit and learn about history.

Chaska Historical Society

Address: 112 W 4th St, Chaska, MN 55318, USA

Website: Chaska Historical Society

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 1pm - 4pm (Closed from Sat - Mon)

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6. Drink at Dolce Vita Wine Shop

The Dolce Vita Wine Shop is located in Chaska Boulevard, Minnesota. This is a one-stop shop for beer, wine, spirits, mixers, as well as cigars. They offer a wine of the week special, which allows customers to buy one bottle and get the second free. In addition, The Dolce Vita Wine Shop runs frequent events e.g. the upcoming Friday night wine tastings and North American whiskey seminar. The store is able to order as well as create personalised wine labels for gifts.

Dolce Vita Wine Shop

Address: 3115 Chaska Blvd Chaska, MN 55318

Website: Dolce Vita Wine Shop

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 11am - 6pm

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7. Eat at Cuzzy's Brick House Restaurant

Beat the heat...come here to eat!

Posted by Cuzzy's Brickhouse in Chaska on Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Cuzzy’s Brick House is a restaurant and is open late on all seven days of the week. It features a large menu, which includes house specials, woodfired pizza, grilled burgers and all the classics. In addition, Cuzzy’s is home to a volleyball court and customers can join a league and play weekly. There is also a curling league, as well as daily specials, weekly specials, happy hour and a loyalty program on offer for customers. They have a catering service for various events too.

Cuzzy's Brick House Restaurant

Address: 2880 Chaska Blvd Chaska MN

Website: Cuzzy's Brick House Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri: 11am - 10pm; Sat: 10am - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 9pm

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8. Golf at Chaska Town Course

Hopefully the arrival of Spring is just around the corner and this means it is time to play "Guess the Chaska Town...

Posted by The Chaska Town Course on Thursday, 14 March 2019

The Chaska Town Course is a golfing range, which is accessible to the public. This course has received numerous awards, such as the Minnesota Golf Associated ranking them number one. They offer both leagues to join, as well as junior programs. The course also has an eatery called Oak 19 Fare and Refreshment, which is a family-friendly venue to have a meal. It is also home to a more challenging course, Chaska Par 30. This is the perfect spot for advanced golfers.

Chaska Town Course

Address: 3000 Town Course Dr Chaska, Minnesota

Website: Chaska Town Course

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 6am - 8pm; Mon: 8am - 8pm

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9. Relax at City Square Park

Posted by Chaska Community Center on Monday, 30 April 2018

The City Square Park is located in the perfect place to bring the family and have a picnic on the weekend. It features both a picnic shelter and picnic tables as well as a gazebo in the centre of the park. There is both a car park and off-road parking and the space is also available for hire. In addition, City Square Park hosts various events such as concerts and celebrations for the public. This is a popular spot to walk around and simply relax in the surrounds or meet with others.

City Square Park

Address: 300 N Chestnut St, Chaska, MN 55318, USA

Website: City Square Park

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

Price: Free

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Plenty to do in Chaska

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This city has a lot to offer and is perfect for both adults and families. This is a must-stop when passing through the state of Minnesota and could be a fun addition to a USA road trip itinerary! There is an abundance of things to do in Chaska, Minnesota and it should definitely be on any list of places to travel or perhaps a place to call home in the near future. So use our list above and start planning your Chaska adventure today.

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